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6 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

Asia on Alert for Ebola Outbreak

The largest known outbreak of the lethal Ebola virus in West Africa is prompting authorities as far away as Asia to take preventive measures, although scientists say a global spread of the disease is unlikely.

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11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Budget boom at Don Mueang

A new flock of no-frills airlines is descending on Bangkok's Don Mueang airport, whose significance as the region's low-cost carrier hub is growing amid optimism for a traffic recovery.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Taiwan, South Korea

14 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

Closed camp training for Asian Games to start on Aug 5

The National Sports Council has announced that it would finally organize a closed camp training session for the Nepali national players starting August 5, 2014 ahead of the 17th Asian Games.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Korea Herald

[Editorial] Collusive bidding

The Fair Trade Commission has slapped a record fine on major builders for their alleged collusion in bidding for a project to build a new high-speed railroad.

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Anna.aero

VietJetAir launches new domestic and international routes

Now that's what we call a ribbon cutting! VietJetAir launched a new domestic route on 22 July between Da Nang and Can Tho, a route that no other carrier operates.

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Asia News Network

Seoul: Sewol Disaster: Probe restarts from square one

Korean police said it would reinvestigate the cause of runaway Yoo Byung-eun's death from square one as fresh allegations have been raised, even after the state forensic agency's autopsy on the 73-year-old's body.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Baseball Squad at Asian Games Hopes for Military Exemption

Thirteen out of 24 baseball players on the Korean roster for the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon in September have yet to fulfill their mandatory military service.

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Burbank Leader

Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks.

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The China Post

Taoyuan airport traffic grows 13 percent

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport accumulated visitor traffic of 16.689 million travelers in the first six months of 2014, growing 13.1 percent from the same period last year, the highest among all airports in Asia.

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Thanh Nein News

S.Korea ferry boss's driver turns himself in

People holding yellow umbrellas in support of victims of the mid-April Sewol ferry disaster, carry boxes containing signatures of South Koreans petitioning for the enactment of a special law after the disaster, as they march towards the National Assembly The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, South Korea, World News, Asia, Prison

The Globe and Mail

Doomed South Korean ferry boss's driver turns himself in

A survivor student from the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast arrives to testify in the trial of the 15 crew members as police officers stand guard outside of the Ansan branch of Suwon District Court in Ansan, South Korea, Monday, July 28, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Korea Herald

S. Korea says no plan to offer fresh Asiad talks with N. Korea

South Korea has no intention of offering another round of talks with North Korea on its planned Asian Games participation as Pyongyang is responsible for the breakdown of the previous meeting, a government official said Tuesday.

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AlertNet

South Korean teens tell how they were left to escape sinking ferry

Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank in April, killing more than 300 people.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Asia News Network

Seoul: Sewol Disaster: Ferry owner's 2 female aides surrender

Two female followers of the deceased Yoo Byung-eun gave up themselves up to law enforcement authorities on Monday.

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Bangkok Post

NokScoot to speed up long-haul plan

The joint venture between Thai budget carrier Nok Air and Singapore's low-cost carrier Scoot is aiming to jump-start the new carrier by using a Thai airline licence held by Pete Air, which has not flown.

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Related Topix: South Korea, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Nation

Tenuous new relations in Asian diplomacy

The Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the Gwanghwamun district in downtown Seoul is regularly thronged with visitors from China, some of the 4 million who now visit South Korea annually, making it the top foreign tourist destination for Chinese travellers.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea, Xi Jinping, Park Geun-hye, Opinion

Examiner.com

Are Internet of Things (IOT,s) and relational freedom twisted paradoxically?

NOVEMBER 29: Moon Sook Kyung and his family prepare for dinner at their smart home on November 29, 2006 in Incheon, South Korea.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Suria

North Korea fires short-range missile...

North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea on Saturday, the 15th time it has launched rockets this year, the South's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Nepalnews.com

Karate Federation hires int'l coach for Asian Games

The Nepal Karate Federation has hired an international coach focusing on the upcoming 17th Asian Games scheduled for to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4, 2014.

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Korea Herald

To the end of the line

On a recent Friday evening at Seoul Station, tickets for almost every train, including standing tickets, were sold out.

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